After reading Steve Harvey’s “Act Like A Lady Think Like A Man“, I decided to make some drastic changes in my life. Some of the lessons that Steve pointed out can be exercised in both your relationships and your day-to-day lives. One of the concepts that struck my heart was “Train Others How to Treat You”.
Perhaps we have all been to that point in our lives where we have had a lapse of judgement because we found a significant other who made our hearts do “bum-flicks” (aka cartwheels). Before we know it, we find ourselves compromising our beliefs and instead of being treated like the kings/queens we are, we are treated as though our affection and sacrifices made are worthless.
In hindsight, when we look back at our behaviors, we realize that we have no one to blame but ourselves because we never taught that significant other how to treat us. We never set any standards and demanded that they be met, we just gave and never asked for anything in return. Can we then wonder why we never got the respect we deserved? Can we wonder why our sacrifices were never appreciated? Continue reading